Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama, who is a defendant in a blasphemy trial, is supposed to hear the prosecutors’ demand on Apr. 11, 2017. From there, Ahok will be given the chance to read his plea, the session for which is scheduled for Apr. 18, or a day before the voting day of the Jakarta election runoff. Eventually the panel of judges of the North Jakarta District Court is expected to issue their ruling on May. 9. Will the trial influence the outcome of Jakarta’s runoff election? To subscribe please click here